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Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and School of English

Middlebury's Bread Loaf Mountain campus, nestled amid the Green Mountain National Forest in Ripton, Vermont, is home to two venerable programs: Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and the Bread Loaf School of English. Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference is the oldest writers' conference in America, convening yearly in mid-August. Bread Loaf School of English has offered a rich array of graduate courses in literature, the teaching of writing, creative writing, and theater arts to students from across the U...



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Writers' Conference faculty member George Stephens with Avis DeVoto in front of the Little Theatre on Bread Loaf campus, August 1935.
Topics: Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Stephens, George, Faculty & students
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb07-1935-01np
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by Frost, Robert, 1874-1963
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Incomplete recording of lecture at the Bread Loaf School of English by Robert Frost in which the poet discusses the importance of "pure poetry." Frost says that "a poem will bear only so much of teaching." This is a digitized version of the original recording in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: Bread Loaf School of English, Poetry, Lectures
Middlebury Special Collections
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Robert Frost and Anne Sexton at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, 1959. Individuals in the photograph include, from left to right, Elizabeth Baker, Irene Orgel, Robert Frost, Anne Sexton, and George Lea. 
Topics: Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, American poets, Poets, Photographs, Middlebury College, Ripton...
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Robert Frost outside on Bread Loaf campus, August 1945.
Topics: Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Frost, Robert, Faculty & students
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb07-1945-03n
Writers' Conference Director Theodore Morrison, Kay Morrison and Robert Frost outside on Bread Loaf campus, Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, August 1955.
Topics: Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Morrison, Theodore, Faculty & students
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb07-1955-08np